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  • Ever go to the kitchen for ice cream, but return with eggs?

    ROGER ALFORD – N-H Columnist

  • Taking care of business

    The Owen County football team had a job to do on Friday night.
    The Rebels traveled to Eminence with two numbers in their heads. The first was six. A win would be their sixth of the season and would clinch a winning record. At the end of the evening with the clock reading all zeroes, Owen County had won the game 40-8.
    With the win they finished the regular season 6-4 marking the third time in the last five years the team had secured a winning record.

  • Lady Rebels finish second at regional competition

    The Owen County Lady Rebels traveled to Lexington on Saturday for the Region 5A Cross Country Meet with the goal of a finishing third. They did one better.
    The Lady Rebels finished second in the meet at Masterson Station Park hosted by Tates Creek.

  • Owen District Court | Nov. 4, 2015

    Owen District Court
    Oct. 30, 2015

  • Rebels earn home field advantage by defeating Gallatin

    There is no place like home for the Owen County Rebels.
    Patterson Field will be the site of a first round playoff game for the Owen County football team. The Rebels earned the right to host the game by defeating Gallatin County 8-6 on Friday night in Warsaw. The win clinched second place in the district.
    The Wildcats got on the board first when Jeffrey Bowling scored on a two-yard run with 6:51 left in the first quarter. The two-point conversion failed leaving the score 6-0.

  • Little league hosts 'Super Bowl' this Sunday

    They might not be NFL players yet, but some of Owen County’s youngest athletes will be playing in a Super Bowl on Sunday.
    A team of 24 third- and fourth-graders from Owen County will take on a team from Pendleton County.
    Chris Dempsey, head coach of Owen’s mighty pros team, said the team is part of a league consisting of Bracken, Gallatin, Grant, Owen and Pendleton counties and is organized locally through the county’s Parks and Recreation.

  • Soccer team kicked from tournament by Simon Kenton

    The Owen County soccer team headed to the 8th Region Tournament for the first time since 2012 last week. Their stay did not last long.
    The boys traveled to Independence last Monday night to take on Simon Kenton in the first round. The Pioneers defeated the Rebels 9-1 to end their season. Owen County’s Rhyan Hatchett was named to the 8th Region All-Tournament Team.

  • Volleyball advances to semifinals

    The volleyball season for the Owen County Lady Rebels came to a close last week.
    The team took part in the 31st District tournament last week at Henry County. Owen County opened up play in the tournament by taking on Eminence. The team had played three times this season with the Lady Rebels winning two of the three. On this night, it would once again be Owen County who would earn the 3-0 match win. After winning the first game 25-13, the Lady Rebels took game two 28-26 and then closed out the match with a 25-14 victory in the third and final game.

  • Indictments | Oct. 28, 2015

    The Owen County grand jury met Oct. 8 and handed down the following eight indictments:

  • The world might be complicated, but the Gospel is not

    Roger Alford | N-H Columnist